Located at Stanley on Bain in Port Elizabeth, Izakaya Arata Ramen & Robata will blow you away with its amazing classic Japanese cuisine and Asian flavours. Owner and chef, Arata Koga was previously sushi master at Tank in Cape Town and Genki in Stellenbosch who creates light, fresh and top-quality traditional Japanese tapas in accordance with the ancient custom of Japanese Izakaya establishments. He is dedicated in both the authenticity of flavour and artful presentation of the cuisine and often joins his expert team behind the sushi bar, where diners can enjoy watching their food being prepared.


"Food is my passion - my art is creating a delicious and surprising meal that will tantalise your senses," says Chef Arata Kogo.

The interior at Izakaya Arata is serene and tastefully decorated, with white Chinese lanterns hanging from the ceiling and pot plants full of greenery dotted here and there. Diners also have the option of enjoying their meals outside on the patio.


Izakaya is well-known for their Ramen and Robata bowl dishes. Chef Arata makes the best sushi rice in town as well as some delicious tapas dishes. Asian Tapas, Japanese rice beer, saki, and a variety of fresh sushi also feature on the menu. The Zen Sai Platter comes highly recommended and is a Starter Platter made up of the Chef's special selection. Also don't for the adventurous dessert options include the ice cream flavoured with green tea or wasabi and black sesame.




Head east on N2 and take exit 742 for R102/Kaapweg/Cape Road toward Port Elizabeth. Merge onto Cape Road/R102 and keep right to stay on Cape Road/R102. Continue to follow R102 for about 7.3 km and then turn left onto Somerset Street. Turn right onto Stanley Street. Izakaya Arata will be on the right.


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Stanley on Bain, Shop 3
15 Stanley Street
Richmond Hill, Port Elizabeth


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Monday - Saturday:
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
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